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History Museum of Carteret County

1008 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4143
+1 252-247-7533
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Great place

The Museum is in a cute building on Arendell Street in "downtown" Morehead. It has a Clock Tower... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Lots of memorabilia

Fun to browse the history and memorabilia that abounds. Intriguing collection and informative... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Keen M
Tega Cay, South Carolina, United States
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1008 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557-4143
+1 252-247-7533
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Museum is in a cute building on Arendell Street in "downtown" Morehead. It has a Clock Tower so you cant miss it. Inside you will find vignettes of Carteret County history, beautiful antique artifacts, and wonderful stories and pictures of the history, including the...More

1  Thank catsears2016
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Fun to browse the history and memorabilia that abounds. Intriguing collection and informative staff to fill in the blanks.

Thank Keen M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Have lived in Morehead city for 20 yrs, and always enjoy visiting to see different exhibits! Love learning new history about it.

Thank Kat E
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a home-grown museum, to be sure. It's on the main drag in Morehead City, across the bridge from Outer Banks towns such as Atlantic Beach, Pineknoll Shores and Salter Path. Close to Fort Macon, also. I brought my 11 year old son, my...More

1  Thank crayolabird
Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you want to find out about Carteret County this is the place to go. The knowledgeable staff can help answer your questions about the families and culture of this charming county full of interesting history. If they don't know about a particular topic, they...More

Thank Dee B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

The History Place gives a great glimpse of Carteret County past. But the research and reference library in the back of the building contains the Alexandrian Library of the region...family histories, stories from the past, ghosts of the Atlantic, hurricanes, shipwrecks, Coast Guard employees on...More

Thank Lawrence A H
Reviewed 18 March 2016

My family thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the museum. It is not glitzy or glamorous and it doesn't have a lot of buzzers and whistles (except for buzzers and whistles), The museum is not on the level of the Maritime Museum in Beaufort, but the...More

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

we stopped by and enjoyed the nice exhibition of local naval history. It is always impressive how enthusiasm and some good organization with some exhibits can form a museum like this. A donation and show of a local boat wharf completed that visit. the visit...More

Thank Uwe K
Reviewed 26 December 2015

This is a great little museum that centers on the local history of the area. It is a free museum, too. Great way to spend a hour and learn a bit more about Carteret County. The facility also hosts numerous other events, like weddings, craft...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I stopped by here with a friend and enjoyed the limited number of displays and information available for FREE! There is a gift shop with nice volunteers working the space. Some construction is going on inside for new displays and the auditorium area. There are...More

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